CLUSTER Sales Executive (Stratford upon Avon & Coventry) - Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CLUSTER Sales Executive (Stratford upon Avon & Coventry) 20000 per annum Hotel Indigo Stratford Upon Avon, Stratford Upon Avon
In the heart of this Shakespearean market town is our boutique Hotel Indigo Stratford-upon-Avon, surrounded by the wealth of culture this idyllic town has to offer. Steeped in history and home to William Shakespeare, we share our neighbourhood with his 16th-century birthplace. You will recognise links to Stratford’s heritage throughout the design of our boutique hotel rooms.
Formerly the Falcon Hotel, this stunning historic building has been in the heart of the Stratford-upon-Avon neighbourhood for centuries. The original Tudor decorative black and white half-timbering and slanted windows are now blended perfectly with a modern and stylish design that provide guests with a unique boutique hotel. From the start of the guest experience until the moment they leave, they'll be embroiled in this fascinating neighbourhood.
Also home to The Woodsman " our Restaurant with a core field to fork philosophy. The Woodsman offers a traditional approach to contemporary British cooking in comfortable and convivial surroundings.
This could be your opportunity to work somewhere completely unique, somewhere where you can be yourself, talk about the stories of our wonderful neighbourhood and put your stamp on the ever-evolving brand that is Hotel Indigo.
We’re looking for a Sales Executive to join our team and assist the Head of Sales in sourcing new leads and business opportunities. This role will be focused on all market segments and geographical areas to include the international luxury leisure market, national and local corporate companies and various industry sectors through focused research utilising local knowledge and contacts, the internet and social media platforms.
The Sales Executive will have experience in proactive sales, ideally within the hospitality sector, but not essential. The candidate must exude great customer service skills, with a natural passion and enthusiasm for sales and relationship building. The Sales Executive will be highly driven, tenacious and will be motivated by success. A good, professional telephone manner is essential. Working directly with the Head of Sales, General Manger and other key stakeholders in the business, you'll be fundamental in ensuring all key business opportunities are identified and exploited.
The Ideal Candidate:
We’re looking for a Sales Executive who has experience implementing sales plans that drive measurable incremental occupancy, increase average rates, increase volume, food and beverage and banquet sales. You’ll develop and maintain relationships with key clients and outside contacts in order to produce group and/or convention business, to include room sales, food & beverage sales, and catering/banquet services. Proven experience achieving budgeted revenues and personal/team sales goals to maximise profitability. You’ll be responsible for researching & delivering market intelligence & new business updates using Google Alerts and develop strong local product and competitor knowledge
All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.
- Heavily discounted Staff Room Rates at all Castlebridge properties for you and